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  • Diets high in salt may cause dementia

    Latest study on mice suggests a high-salt diet directly influences the blood flow to the brain, leading to impaired cognitive functions During the research, mice groups were administered diets containing 4% or 8% salt, translating to 8...

    • Posted February 13, 2018
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  • New study suggests poor sense of smell can be a dementia precursor

    According to new U.S. research, older people with a less developed sense of smell have higher risks of being affected by Alzheimer’s The recent discovery could significantly improve dementia prediction methods, as it can translate into a...

    • Posted October 12, 2017
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  • Virtual ’emotional assistance’ for Alzheimer’s patients to be developed

    People with dementia will be supported by an emotionally responsive ‘virtual assistant’ created by scientists from the University of Waterloo The emotional disconnect of patients affected by Alzheimer’s disease can find relief in the latest technology currently...

    • Posted August 22, 2017
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  • Alzeheimer’s – one further step to finding a cure

    According to British researchers, decoding the molecular components of the toxic substance causing dementia can be the breakthrough discovery of a cure for the disease As a recent counting revealed more than 767.000 people affected by the...

    • Posted July 20, 2017
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  • Dementia may have an unexpected early indicator

    According to new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, a noticeable change in humor may be an early indicator for poor cognitive health   UK scientists from University College London (UCL) found that the darker...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • Insulin resistance linked to brain health in women

    New research suggests that type 2 diabetes may trigger language problems that can associate with early dementia New evidence links diabetes to Alzheimer’s disease in women. Tests could not determine why the same effect was not observed...

    • Posted August 17, 2015
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  • Coffee may be more helpful than you thought

    New research suggests the protective effect of coffee on lower mild cognitive impairment risks may depend on how coffee consumption habits change over time Dr. Vincenzo Solfrizzi, of the University of Bari Aldo Moro in Italy, and...

    • Posted July 30, 2015
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